Category: IMPORTANT

May 06 2017

Where do we go from here

OK, Indivisiblists, we lost this round In the House of Representatives….barely. We need to keep in mind, however, that this is long fight, and the Republican majority is weaker from the positions many of them took during their fight to destroy affordable healthcare for all Americans. We need to stay organized, stay focused, and make …

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May 06 2017

Teacher Appreciation Week

Since 1984, the National Parent Teacher Association has designated the first full week in May as “Teacher Appreciation Week.” We know here at AFT NM it is more than just the teacher who helps to create a positive environment in our public schools – it is the educational assistants, support personnel, nurses, transportation, councilors, facilities …

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Jan 04 2017

10 Ways Democrats Can Do More In 2017 (Excerpt)

Here is a great article by a New Mexican rising star! Article by Danila Crespin Zidovsky on the The Huffington Post. Read the full article here.         Based on popular vote numbers, more than half of my fellow citizens are upset by the results of this election. Some of those people are …

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Dec 22 2016

The First 100 Day Resistance Agenda by Robert Reich

This is a summary of the Agenda article. You can read the full article here – http://robertreich.org/post/153401540180 Here’s the First 100 Day resistance agenda [with thanks to Alan Webber]: 1. Get Democrats in the Congress and across the country to pledge to oppose Trump’s agenda. Prolong the process of approving choices, draw out hearings, stand …

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Sep 01 2016

Hillary for America Statement on Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Speech

Hillary for America National Latino Vote Director Lorella Praeli released the following statement on Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant hateful speech in Arizona: “In his darkest speech yet, Donald Trump doubled down on his anti-immigrant rhetoric and attempted to divide communities by pitting people against each other and demonizing immigrants. Trump committed to sending a new “Deportation Task Force” into …

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Aug 11 2016

American Federation of Teachers New Mexico Reacts to Governor’s Call for 5% Cuts Across State Budgets

Susana Martinez’s Broken Promises Have Created Budget Crisis FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: John Dyrcz August 10, 2016 505-554-8679 Santa Fe – American Federation of Teachers New Mexico President Stephanie Ly released the following statement: “The Governor’s call for five percent cuts across state department budgets is an irresponsible action from a Governor who has failed …

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Jun 08 2016

Will Governor Martinez Stand Up For New Mexico’s Judges & Denounce Trump’s Attack on Judicial Officials with Hispanic Heritage?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 06/08/2016 Contact: Felicia Salazar Phone: (505) 750-2585 Albuquerque, N.M. – The Democratic Party of New Mexico called on Governor Susana Martinez to stand up for New Mexico’s many qualified Hispanic judges and denounce Donald Trump’s remarks about disqualifying a judge presiding over the Trump University class action lawsuits on the basis of his Hispanic heritage. A number …

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